Velvet stitch

The velvet stitch. The velvet stitch.

The velvet stitch creates a pile effect on the surface of the fabric. Loops are made along horizontal lines, working from left to right, and from the bottom upwards. When completed the loops are cut and trimmed.


  • CLAYTON, Mary (2007). The Needlecrafter's Companion. 1001 Stitch Terms and Techniques, London: Collins and Brown, pp. 169-170.
  • EATON, Jan (1986). The Complete Stitch Encyclopedia. Twickenham: Hamlyn, pp. 148, 150.

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 28 January 2017).


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